Andrew Doyle
writer and comedian; co-author, Jonathan Pie: off the record

Andrew is a writer and comedian. He recently appeared in his sixth solo stand-up show, Thought Crimes, at the Soho Theatre, London. Last year he co-wrote Jonathan Pie: Back to the Studio, a live comedy show which toured the UK including two nights at the Hammersmith Apollo.

Andrew’s plays include Borderland (national tour for 7:84, Scotland), Jimmy Murphy Makes Amends (BBC Radio 4), The Second Mr Bailey (BBC Radio 4) and Reacher’s Point (BBC Radio 4). His most recent play Poster Girl was broadcast on Radio 4 earlier this year.

He has worked on a number of musicals with Craig Adams, including adaptations of Terry Pratchett’s Soul Music (Rose Theatre, Kingston), Carlo Collodi’s The Adventures of Pinocchio (Castle Theatre, Wellingborough), and Dodie Smith’s The Hundred and One Dalmatians (Castle Theatre, Wellingborough). They are currently working on a new musical, The Guinea Pig Club, in association with Perfect Pitch.

He recently adapted Tony Macaulay’s memoir Paperboy for the Lyric Theatre, Belfast, in collaboration with platinum-selling singer/songwriter Duke Special. Andrew and Duke Special have also adapted Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels (Lyric Theatre, Belfast) and are currently working on an adaptation of Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn.

Follow Andrew on Twitter: @andrewdoyle_com


Tuesday 11 September, 19:30 Backyard Comedy Club, 231 Cambridge Heath Road, London, E2 0EL
Comedy Unleashed

Saturday 13 October, 13:10 Free Stage
Vanity von Glow: in conversation on free speech and performance

Saturday 13 October, 14:00 Frobisher 1-3
Do the right thing? The moral responsibility of the artist

Saturday 13 October, 17:30 Level G Studio
Is comedy too safe?

Tuesday 13 November, 19:30 Backyard Comedy Club, 231 Cambridge Heath Road, London, E2 0EL
Comedy Unleashed

Saturday 17 November, 12:30 Kulturhuset Stadsteatern, Stockholm
#MeToo, one year on: where next for feminism?

Saturday 17 November, 14:30 Kulturhuset Stadsteatern, Stockholm
Only joking? Satire and politics today